|Project by KMT||posted 03-14-2012 05:05 PM||11522 views||13 times favorited||17 comments|
I built this tool cabinet for my son, he works in a heavy truck body shop. He was looking for something to raise the height of the hutch. ( It sat to low and so when you stood in front of it you looked at the top edge of the hutch ) As well he was looking for more storage for tools, small hardware and the middle drawer holds spray cans.
I used 3/4” Birch plywood for the case and drawer fronts. Alder for the front edge of the top, and drawer handles.The drawer handles I routed out the pull lip on my new router table ( project to be added soon ) and then rounded the edges to “mill” these ( they were fun to build ). I then biscuit joined them to the drawer fronts to create a one piece drawer/pull. All drawers are on 100lb full extension slides. He wanted it in a red tone so it is stained with Varathane cabernet, and topped with 4 coats of Varathane Gloss.
It was an interesting project, I struggled with planning it as far as making sure measurements were right for cutting. It turned out very well.
Hope you like it,
-- - Martin